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A public health official worries the high number of places selling vaping supplies “normalized” the use of tobacco products for young people.
Researchers say it’s a mixture of marketing and economics, plus Hawaii getting a head start on a trend that started in Asia.
The lawsuit alleges the insurer failed to inform the patient in a timely fashion that his policy wouldn’t cover a second stem cell transplant.
Meanwhile, a major Hawaii e-cigarette retailer said a flavor ban wouldn’t do any good.
Daren Hashimoto, working with a national nonprofit, has started a crowdfunding campaign to forgive some of the millions of dollars owed by Hawaii residents.
Patients and staff are expected to move into the new forensic facility by 2021. The new 144-bed building will relieve long over-crowded and dilapidated facilities.
A Maui woman involved in a fatal 2016 car crash is now suing the hospital that discharged her days prior.
A tourist visiting West Hawaii likely contracted the angiostrongyliasis disease by eating unwashed fresh produce and was the seventh person to be infected this year.
After the second case of a suspected vaping-related illness in the islands, the state health department is urging the public to stop vaping.
A new UH study is looking at whether the program has led to an improved diet and reduced risk for cardiovascular disease among Native Hawaiian families.
Real-time data collection and a better economy could be behind a significant drop in Medicaid health insurance enrollment, but some health workers are concerned.